New Record of the Species Synthesiomyia Nudiseta (van der Wulp, 1883) (Diptera, Muscidae) with Forensic Study from Kerbala City, Iraq

Authors

  • Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.10029

Keywords:

Diptera, Forensic Entomology, Iraq, Kerbala City, Muscidae, Synthesiomyia

Abstract

The present study aimed to investigate Synthesiomyia nudiseta (van der Wulp, 1883) in the carcasses of dogs
and rats in four different localities of Kerbala governorate. during four seasons. The results indicated the
appearance of S. nudiseta only in the spring and autumn seasons within the urban and agricultural areas, as
well as the appearance of this species on the bodies of dogs only without rats. Taxonomy and morphological
futures were described. S. nudiseta is belonging to the family Muscidae (Order: Diptera) is described as a
first time recorded in Iraqi entomofuna. The specimens wear collected from carcasses of dogs and rats at
agriculture and urban regions of Kerbala city. The diagnostic characters and mean morphological features
were photoed.

Author Biography

Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2

1College of Education for Pure Sciences/ University of Kerbala, Kerbala, Iraq,
2Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-04-29

How to Cite

Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2. (2020). New Record of the Species Synthesiomyia Nudiseta (van der Wulp, 1883) (Diptera, Muscidae) with Forensic Study from Kerbala City, Iraq. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(2), 2625-2629. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.10029